Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) heyrovskyi Breuning, 1943

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion heyrovskyi
[Photo © Petr Jelínek & 8K postprocessing Michal Hoskovec]

This remakrable and rare species was described by Stephen Breuning from Kožuf Planina (Кожуф планина; former Yougoslavia, now Republic of North Macedonia) [❖].

Body length:10 - 15 mm
Life cycle: 1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grass
Distribution:an endemic species to North Macedonia

The depicted beetle was collected on the ground in low vegetation in Kožuf Ski Center (Kožuf Planina, RNM) on May 19, 2017.

Breuning S.:
Nouveaux Cérambycides paléarctiques (1re note).
Miscellanea Entomologica 40 (9): 89-104, 1943. [download pdf icon]

Pesarini C. & Sabbadini A.:
Note su Cerambycidae di Grecia e Turchia, con descrizione di tre nuove specie e una nuova sottospecie (Coleoptera).
Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Ferrara 13: 41-59, 2010. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusDorcadionini Swainson, 1840
GenusDorcadion Dalman, 1817
SubgenusCribridorcadion Pic, 1901
SpeciesDorcadion (Cribridorcadion) heyrovskyi Breuning, 1943